NPCA AT WORK:

8 Unexpected Parks for Wildlife-Watching

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Go beyond Yellowstone: See NPCA's picks for less-visited parks with varied and sometimes surprising opportunities to see wildlife.

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Join Us and Speak Up For Parks!

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We've just kicked off our Find Your Voice initiative to help people advocate for our national parks. Each of us can make a difference—and together we can create a brighter future for our most cherished places.

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Does This Outfit Match My Canoe?

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One adventurous student—who jokes she was “born in heels”—learned about a wilderness program offered through her university and decided to take a life-changing paddling trip through the Everglades. But can a fashion-savvy city girl feel at home in some of the country’s wildest terrain?

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Say No to Soda Mountain Solar

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Soda Mountain Solar is a proposed solar energy plant that developers want to build in desert bighorn sheep habitat near Mojave National Preserve. See NPCA's 6 reasons to oppose the development and our slideshow of what's at stake.

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PARK ADVOCATE BLOG: LATEST NEWS

Positioning Pullman: What’s Next for Chicago’s New National Monument?

The historic Pullman administration building and clock tower. Photo © NPCA.Pullman National Monument is a must-see treasure of Chicago’s South Side. The formerly independent industrial town, now a landmark Chicago neighborhood, was entrusted last February to the National Park Service via a presidential proclamation. There is much to celebrate. Yet, there are also many questions about what’s next for this National Historic Landmark District, and […]

Trivia Challenge: The Most Celebrated People in the Park System

A statue of one of the most-celebrated people in the national parks.Q: National parks don’t just preserve spectacular landscapes and wildlife. They also honor the people who have changed history and influenced American culture, from the Wright brothers to Harriet Tubman to Eugene O’Neill. Two noteworthy people have more national park sites named after them than anyone else, with four sites each. Can you name these […]

News Flash: Arizona Loves the Grand Canyon

In a new poll, 94% of Arizonans agree they like Grand Canyon National ParkIt’s official. We finally have proof that Arizonans love the Grand Canyon more than just about anything else. In early May, Public Policy Polling of Raleigh, North Carolina, questioned 600 Arizona voters on a number of mostly political topics, with a 4% margin of error. They included the question: “Do you have a favorable or […]

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